Carena Liptak is a writer and editor in Nashville, Tenn. She is a fan of strong coffee and large-eared dogs. When not writing, she can be found chasin' that neon rainbow and livin' that honky-tonk dream.
Story Behind the Song: Old Dominion, ‘Written in the Sand’
"We try to keep it conversational and keep it as real as we can."
Brett Young, Fiancee Taylor Mills ‘Learning a Lot’ About Married Life in the Spotlight Fro…
"I didn't even realize how much I needed somebody to share this with, because it all makes it so much more meaningful ..."
Midland: ‘Every Single Night, We Play as If We’re Playing in a Honky-Tonk’
"We're giving our blood and guts -- everything we've got -- onstage ..."
Hear New Singles From Jade Bird, the Po’ Ramblin’ Boys and More Country Artists
Jam out to all the latest country releases!
Sisters in Song: Country Women Fight Bias With Friendship, Fans’ Support
"When one of us succeeds, all of us succeed."
Story Behind the Song: Cole Swindell, ‘Dad’s Old Number’
"These kinds of songs are why I love country music ..."
Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley Is Selling His Sprawling Home in the Trees — See Pics!
The compound includes his treetop recording studio, along with several other buildings and features.
Top 5 Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn Duets
Narrowing this iconic duo's hits down to the best five is tough!
Lee Ann Womack: ‘The Term ‘Country Music’ Has Been Hijacked’
"Sometimes I think people have forgotten what country music is."
Ashley McBryde Says Headlining Her Own Tour Is a Chance to Pay It Forward
Opening for Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Jon Pardi and more taught McBryde how important it is to treat supporting acts well on tour.